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CIS 115

The History
of the Internet

The Problem

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J.C.R. Licklider

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J.C.R Licklider

"A network of such [computers], connected to one another by wide-band communication lines [which provided] the functions of present-day libraries together with anticipated advances in information storage and retrieval and [other] symbiotic functions."

J.C.R. Licklider - 1960
Man-Computer Symbiosis

Intergalactic Computer Network

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Leonard Kleinrock

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October 29, 1969 - First Post!

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ARPANET

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Lots of Networks

Unification

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Vinton Cerf   Robert Kahn   Pres. Bush

Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)

The Internet (1985)

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The World Wide Web

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Tim Berners-Lee

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HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP)

Early Browsers - Mosaic

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Early Browsers - Lynx

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Early Browsers - Line Mode

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Commercial Web (1996 - 1999)

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Commercial Web (1996 - 1999)

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Dot-Com Boom (1999 - 2001)

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Dot-Com Bust

The Internet Today

Assignments

Blog 3: Computer Science Pioneers

Now that we’ve learned about many of the pioneers of Computer Science, it is a good oportunity to discuss one. Pick a pivotal figure in computer science to write about. Some questions I’d like you to answer: